Stephen Posen


Stephen Posen serves as a partner in Dickinson Wright Toronto office, where his legal practice is dedicated to navigating complex commercial transactions, particularly commercial leasing and real estate matters. He is sought after by Canada's most prominent developers, property and asset managers, and retail chains, leveraging his adept understanding of their needs.

Stephen’s practice extends to arbitration and mediation, where he has served as counsel in numerous pivotal cases involving commercial leasing, including rent arbitrations, land value disputes, and lease conflicts. He is also frequently retained as an expert witness in commercial leasing trials and arbitrations.

Stephen's unwavering commitment to excellence has earned him consistent recognition in the legal industry. He is a recurrently recommended figure among Canada's top property leasing lawyers in esteemed publications like the Canadian Lexpert Directory and the Lexpert American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Additionally, he has secured commendation from peers in the Best Lawyers in Canada rankings.


Education & Credentials


University of Toronto


University of Toronto Law School


Bar Admission

  • Ontario

Professional Involvement

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)  
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